Extrasensory (move)

Move data

Type Psychic
Category   Special
Power 80
Accuracy 100
PP 20  (max. 32)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Extrasensory deals damage and has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch (if the target has not yet moved).

Pokémon with the ability Inner Focus or those behind a Substitute cannot be made to flinch.

Changes

In Generations 3-5 Extrasensory has 30 PP.

In Generation 3 if the target has used Minimize, Extrasensory deals double damage.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Psychium Z and uses its Z-Power, Extrasensory turns into Shattered Psyche and has base power 160.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets a single adjacent Pokémon.

Other languages

English Extrasensory
Japanese じんつうりき (Jintsūriki)
German Sondersensor
French Extrasenseur
Italian Extrasenso
Spanish Paranormal

Game descriptions

Ruby​/​Sapphire
Emerald
Attacks with a peculiar power. May cause flinching.
FireRed​/​LeafGreen The user attacks with an odd power that may make the foe flinch.
Diamond​/​Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold​/​SoulSilver
The user attacks with an odd, unseeable power. It may also make the foe flinch.
Black​/​White
Black 2​/​White 2
The user attacks with an odd, unseeable power. It may also make the target flinch.
X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
The user attacks with an odd, unseeable power. This may also make the target flinch.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user attacks with an odd, unseeable power. This may also make the target flinch.
Sword​/​Shield The user attacks with an odd, unseeable power. This may also make the target flinch.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Extrasensory at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Vulpix
#037 / Fire
Level 28
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
#037 / Ice
Level 28
Ninetales
#038 / Fire
Level 1
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
#038 / Ice · Fairy
Level 1
Hoothoot
#163 / Normal · Flying
Level 21
Noctowl
#164 / Normal · Flying
Level 23
Nuzleaf
#274 / Grass · Dark
Level 43
Shiftry
#275 / Grass · Dark
Level 1
Baltoy
#343 / Ground · Psychic
Level 27
Claydol
#344 / Ground · Psychic
Level 27
Bronzor
#436 / Steel · Psychic
Level 28
Bronzong
#437 / Steel · Psychic
Level 28
Reshiram
#643 / Dragon · Fire
Level 24
Meowstic
Female
#678 / Psychic
Level 44
Drampa
#780 / Normal · Dragon
Level 30

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Extrasensory as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Darmanitan
Standard Mode
#555 / Fire
Field
Indeedee
Male
#876 / Psychic · Normal
Fairy